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SpinLaunch Uses Kinetic Energy to Propel Vehicle at Supersonic Speeds for the First Time
SpinLaunch Uses Kinetic Energy to Propel Vehicle at Supersonic Speeds for the First Time

10 Nov 2021, 12:21 UTC / California-based SpinLaunch tested for the first time its kinetic space launch system. The company successfully propelled a vehicle at supersonic speeds

 
The UK Funds New Cutting-Edge Satellite Projects, Including the “Earth’s Thermometer”
The UK Funds New Cutting-Edge Satellite Projects, Including the “Earth’s Thermometer”

10 Nov 2021, 11:31 UTC / The UK Space Agency has awarded almost $10 million to eleven space projects, including a satellite that will deliver high-precision thermal images of the Earth

 
Virgin Orbit and Japan’s Biggest Airline to Make History With Air-Launched Rockets
Virgin Orbit and Japan’s Biggest Airline to Make History With Air-Launched Rockets

8 Nov 2021, 08:32 UTC / For the first time in history, rockets will be air-launched from Japan, marking a milestone for the aerospace industry of the entire region

 
ESA Will Map Out Forest Biomass From Space for the First Time, With a Giant Reflector
ESA Will Map Out Forest Biomass From Space for the First Time, With a Giant Reflector

22 Oct 2021, 09:18 UTC / The Biomass satellite will deploy the longest-wavelength radar and a giant reflector, to monitor and map out dying forests, in order to help save them

 
General Atomics Completes NASA Deep Space Atomic Clock Mission
General Atomics Completes NASA Deep Space Atomic Clock Mission

14 Oct 2021, 01:16 UTC / After more than two years of improving spacecraft navigation in space, General Atomics announced the completion of NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock mission

 
Next-Generation Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellite Gets Ready for Space Launch
Next-Generation Polar-Orbiting Weather Satellite Gets Ready for Space Launch

8 Oct 2021, 09:32 UTC / The most advanced weather satellite just got its rocket propulsion system, a highly-efficient one, on its way to the upcoming launch in 2024

 
Watch the Most Advanced Solar-Powered Aircraft Ace Navigation Flight Test
Watch the Most Advanced Solar-Powered Aircraft Ace Navigation Flight Test

7 Oct 2021, 08:05 UTC / Skydweller is a new class of unmanned aircraft that's a mix between a solar-powered airplane and a satellite with advanced navigation and communication features

 
Solar-Powered Unmanned Aircraft Closer to Revolutionizing Telecommunication
Solar-Powered Unmanned Aircraft Closer to Revolutionizing Telecommunication

4 Oct 2021, 05:03 UTC / The Sunglider is the first solar-powered, autonomous aircraft equipped with a mobile base station that can deliver connectivity from the stratosphere.

 
Honda Is Working on Air Taxis, Plans to Develop Robots and Reusable Rockets Too
Honda Is Working on Air Taxis, Plans to Develop Robots and Reusable Rockets Too

2 Oct 2021, 04:52 UTC / On Thursday, September 30th, Honda announced plans to look beyond the automotive industry. The company aims to develop eVTOLs, robots and rockets

 
Atlas V Rocket Launches With NASA's Earth-Monitoring Landsat 9 Satellite
Atlas V Rocket Launches With NASA's Earth-Monitoring Landsat 9 Satellite

28 Sep 2021, 00:20 UTC / On Monday, September 27th, the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket took off from Vandenberg Space Force Base with NASA's Landsat 9 Earth-monitoring satellite

 
Hughes and SES Demo Multi-Orbit Satellite Communications Capability for Unmanned Aircraft
Hughes and SES Demo Multi-Orbit Satellite Communications Capability for Unmanned Aircraft

25 Sep 2021, 01:15 UTC / Satellite service providers Hughes and SES have recently demonstrated a multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) capability for remotely piloted aircraft

 
Rocket Lab Set to Launch Astroscale Satellite, Will Demo New Space Debris Removal Tech
Rocket Lab Set to Launch Astroscale Satellite, Will Demo New Space Debris Removal Tech

23 Sep 2021, 19:22 UTC / Rocket Lab's Electron rocket will carry Astroscale's ADRAS-J satellite into orbit. Once deployed, the satellite will demo new space debris removal tech

 
U.S. Navy’s Future Solar-Powered Drone Boasts Game-Changing Endurance and Payload
U.S. Navy’s Future Solar-Powered Drone Boasts Game-Changing Endurance and Payload

10 Sep 2021, 07:24 UTC / This revolutionary unmanned aircraft is a drone and a satellite in one, with unmatched flight endurance and telecommunication capabilities.

 
Startup Secures $10 Million to Develop Groundbreaking Gas Stations in Space
Startup Secures $10 Million to Develop Groundbreaking Gas Stations in Space

9 Sep 2021, 06:43 UTC / Northrup Grumman and Lockheed Martin have invested in a startup that's bringing the world's first gas stations to space.

 
World’s Smallest Satellite Communications System Now Integrated on Autonomous eVTOLs
World’s Smallest Satellite Communications System Now Integrated on Autonomous eVTOLs

18 Aug 2021, 12:10 UTC / Honeywell has developed a groundbreaking SATCOM technology that can be integrated even on small, autonomous eVTOLs for aerial cargo delivery.

 
Potentially Game-Changing U.S.-Made Batteries Are Successfully Launched Into Space
Potentially Game-Changing U.S.-Made Batteries Are Successfully Launched Into Space

18 Aug 2021, 10:01 UTC / These groundbreaking batteries could be the first step toward establishing an integrated U.S. battery supply chain that would transform the industry.

 
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon

9 Aug 2021, 14:19 UTC / On August 6th, Space service provider Rocket Lab announced that it shifted its CAPSTONE launch from NASA's facility in Virginia to New Zealand.

 
ESA Successfully Demonstrates Next-Generation Powerful Spacecraft “Brain”
ESA Successfully Demonstrates Next-Generation Powerful Spacecraft “Brain”

6 Aug 2021, 09:07 UTC / The European Space Agency is pioneering an innovative mission control system that will allow the biggest missions to be operated in a new, collaborative way.

 
UK’s New Space Command to Advance the Defense’s Strategic Space Capabilities
UK’s New Space Command to Advance the Defense’s Strategic Space Capabilities

2 Aug 2021, 07:22 UTC / UK officially launched its new Space Command, a department that will play a major role in advancing Britain's role in space and enhancing its defense strategy.

 
Rocket Lab Is Back, Aces U.S. Space Force Monolith Satellite Launch
Rocket Lab Is Back, Aces U.S. Space Force Monolith Satellite Launch

29 Jul 2021, 09:24 UTC / Space service provider Rocket Lab successfully launched today, July 29th, the Monolith satellite to low Earth orbit for the U.S. Space Force.